Kenya’s Isaac Koech smashed the course record of the Seine-Eure Marathon that was held on Sunday (10) in Seine, France.
Koech edged out his closest rival Khalid Lablaq from Morocco at the 35km mark and never looked back cutting the tape in 2:12.50.
Lablaq came a distant second in 2:16.25 with his fellow country-mate Alaa Hrioued closing the podium three first finishes in 2:17.31.
Ethiopia’s Bedada Tola Geremu came home in fourth place in 2:21.43.
In the women’s race Kristin Colard took the honors in 2:42.40 to beat Kenya’s Prisca Kiprono who pulled 2:51.03 to finish a distant second.
- Isaac Koech (KEN) 2:12.50
- Khalid Lablaq (MAR) 2:16.25
- Alaa Hrioued (MAR) 2:17.31
- Bedada Geremu (ETH) 2:21.43